May 04, 2021 10:30 AM

Hays High students honored in statewide journalism contest

Posted May 04, 2021 10:30 AM

On Saturday, the Kansas Scholastic Press Association released the results from its annual state journalism contests, and Hays High School students placed in 12 contests against Class 5A and 6A competitors and finished third overall in Class 5A with 44 points behind Mill Valley High School (63 points) and Salina Central High School (50 points).

For reference, entries compete against both Class 5A and 6A students for individual awards, and entries had to place in the top six spots for recognition. For teams, KSPA divides the classes.

Team ā€“ Third Place in Class 5A

First Place

5A/6A State Champions
Cayden Sanders ā€“ Nature Photography
Ryan Schuckman ā€“ Video Sports Promo

Second Place

Allison Brooks ā€“ Headline Writing & Design
Alicia Feyerherm ā€“ Video PSA

Third Place

Alicia Feyerherm ā€“ Feature Writing
Alicia Feyerherm ā€“ Video News
Jersey Johnson ā€“ Yearbook Copy Writing

Fourth Place

Cade Becker & Ryan Schuckman ā€“ Video News
Allison Brooks ā€“ Review Writing

Fifth Place

Fernando Zarate ā€“ Yearbook Design

Sixth Place

Cade Becker ā€“ Editorial Writing
Ryan Schuckman & Gracie Wente ā€“ Video PSA

ā€” Submitted